Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

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This page is for the 2019 soft reboot. For the original 2007 release, see Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. For the updated 2016 version, see Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare cover
Developers
Infinity Ward
Windows Beenox
Publishers
Activision
Release dates
Windows October 25, 2019
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Warnings

This game requires a constant internet connection for all game modes.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Subseries of Call of Duty
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare 2007
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 2009
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 2011
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered 2016
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019

General information

Official PC forums
Community subreddit

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Battle.net
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Operator Edition and Operator Enhanced Edition also available.
Windows
Gamesplanet
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Operator Edition and Operator Enhanced Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Operator Edition and Operator Enhanced Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Operator Edition and Operator Enhanced Edition also available.
Windows
All versions require Battle.net DRM and a constant internet connection for all game modes.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Call of Duty Modern Warfare\players

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Call of Duty Modern Warfare\players

Video settings[edit]

In-game Graphics settings.
In-game Graphics settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Cutscenes are letterboxed to 21:9.
Multi-monitor
Hor+ gameplay and menus. Cutscenes are 16:9 pillarboxed.[1][2]
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ gameplay and menus.[3][4]
4K Ultra HD
[5]
Field of view (FOV)
Adjustable between 36-89° vertical and 60-120° horizontal.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen, Fullscreen Borderless and Fullscreen Extended window available.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Low, Normal and High settings available.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
SMAA (1x and Temporal 2x), Filmic SMAA Temporal 2x and SSAA available via adjustment of Render Resolution.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Features 3 frame-caps for individual adjustment (In-Game, In-Menu & Out of Focus).
High dynamic range display (HDR)
[6]
Color blind mode
Protanopia, Deuteranopia and Trianopia available.

Input settings[edit]

In-game Mouse settings.
In-game Mouse settings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Features 6 sensitivity options for individual adjustment (Vertical, Ground Vehicles, Air Vehicles, Tablet, ADS (High & Low Zoom).
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
An option to swap between keyboard and gamepad without needing the other is accessible in-game.
Controller remapping
Only layout presets available.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
DualShock 4 prompts are available in-game.[7]
Light bar support
Connection modes unknown
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Only in menus.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game Audio Settings.
In-game Audio Settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Dialogue, Effects.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
Dolby Atmos[8], DTS Headphone:X 2.0[9], and Windows Sonic[citation needed] HRTF.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Arabic
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
20

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Dedicated
[10]

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)[11]
TCP 3074, 27014-27050
UDP 3074, 3478, 4379-4380, 27000-27031, 27036
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Issues fixed[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 12 Uses D3D12on7 on Windows 7
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Supports Nvidia's RTX ray-tracing technology via DXR.

Middleware[edit]

Uses RAD's Oodle compression
Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video 1.300o
Multiplayer Battle.net

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Windows 7 64-Bit (SP1) or Windows 10 64-Bit (version 1709 or later)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-4340
AMD FX-6300
System memory (RAM) 8GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 175GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 2GB / GTX 1650 4GB
AMD Radeon HD 7950
DirectX Requires DirectX 12 compatible system compatible
Other Broadband Internet connection Required
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Support for Windows 7 comes from the bundled D3D12on7 runtime. This effectively means that the in-between Windows 8 isn't supported at all.
The game requires a CPU with POPCNT instructions.[14]

References

  1. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2019-10-30
    Tested at 5760x1080 custom resolution.
  2. GET READY FOR CALL OF DUTY®: MODERN WARFARE®: PC LAUNCH TRAILER AND PC PRELOAD INFORMATION DROPS TODAY! - last accessed on 2019-10-30
  3. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2019-10-30
    Tested at 2560x1080 custom resolution.
  4. GET READY FOR CALL OF DUTY®: MODERN WARFARE®: PC LAUNCH TRAILER AND PC PRELOAD INFORMATION DROPS TODAY! - last accessed on 2019-10-30
  5. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2019-10-30
    Tested at 3840x2060 custom resolution.
  6. Day One Patch Notes, Updates, and Intel! - last accessed on 2019-10-30
  7. How to Play Cod MW On PC With A Controller ! Easy Setup Guide ! *PC GAMERS* - YouTube
  8. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare | Dolby Developer
  9. Sound Unbound App | DTS
  10. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will provide dedicated servers on all platforms - last accessed on 2019-10-30
  11. Ports Used for Call of Duty Games - Activision Support - last accessed on {{{date}}}
  12. https://twitter.com/InfinityWard/status/1195372997403561986
  13. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2019-11-10
    Stuttering due to streaming in assets still existing even after 2 major patches.
  14. Verified by Mirh from his own crash dump